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Feb 4, 2013 8:30pm EST
president of the united states in "cool age." sunday night at 8:00 on c-span q & a. >> new york city mayer -- koch served three terms as city's mayor. he died friday from conjective heart failure at the age of 88. it's twenty minutes. with the 8.4 million nighers who are grieving with you at this moment. ed, on the other hand has got to be loving the attention. i was particularly thrilled that he he picked this place. friend, family, and fellow new yorkers. everyone is here today. and i think there's no doubt that ed is beaming looking down on us assembled here, and i think it's fitting he picked the place a few blocks from a certain east river span. before last year's state of the city speech, if you remember, we reason a video -- ran a video that included a shot of ed standing at the entrance ramp yelling to the cars that approached, welcome to my bridge. welcome to my bridge! needless to say, it brought down the house. but what most people don't know is after the cameras stopped rolling, ed stayed out there in the freezing cold for another twenty minutes "welcome to my bridge! " he love
CSPAN
Feb 25, 2013 8:30pm EST
and our border security. the very next day in the appropriations committee they said bay city were rolling it all back in the sequestration. >> is the border less secure if you are taking taking away our's >> you reduce the number of voters patrol agents i think you can say yes it does affect their ability to keep out illegal migrants and others trying to enter the country. speier paint a very dire picture and you mentioned the threat of terrorism doesn't wait for these kinds of legislative roadblocks. so with all the diminished capability that you describe how can a country not face a greater threat of a terrorist attack under these circumstances? >> and this fiscal environment where we go to sequestration and possible shutdowns and all the rest, always lacking a budget and regular order so we can't effectively manage and plan, we will always put a priority on maintaining the safety of the american people but what that is going to require and the impact people are going to see, and they will build over the next couple of weeks. you won't see it immediately like a shutdown but it will accr
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 8:00pm EST
public schools and city university of north carolina and ibm, students will graduate with a high school diploma and an associates degree in computers or engineering. we need to give every american student opportunities like this, and four years ago, we started race to the top. the competition that convinced almost every state to develop smarter curricula and higher standards. all for about 1% of what we spent on education each year. tonight i'm announcing a new challenge, to redesign america's high schools so they better equip graduates for the demands of a high-tech economy, and we'll reward schools that delve now partnerships with colleges and employers and create classeses in science, technology, engineering and math. the skills today's employers are looking for to fill the jobs that are there right now, and will be there in the future. now, even with better high schools, most young people will need some higher education. it's a simple fact. the more education you've got, the more likely you are to have a good job and work your way into the middle class. but today's skyrocketing cost
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
industrialized city of the northeast. these were european first generations european who had no gun training. they got here and drafted to the army -- [inaudible conversations] people need to know and understand the firearms. that's when the nra was formed. when you get to today, it's interesting because that was urban, rural kind of division. that's the division. a lot of people don't have any familiarity in firearms. if you grew up in downtown anywhere where guns were banned and all of this whether it was gun crime -- is it illogical for you to think that these are bad rather than good? >> for -- [inaudible conversations] >> most of americans it's different. it is cultural. i talk about the cultural war which are id on call. it's also cultural in term of the upbringing and where you come from. i come from wisconsin, and when i was growing up, back in the old days you could take your shotgun -- [inaudible] you could get a card board case for your rifle at the check in counter. we could take our shotguns to school. that didn't happen in new york city. so that's part of the -- different cultu
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 8:00pm EST
imaging -- rosa louise parks clutching her purse in those tense moments is not from a city bus number 2857 rolled down cleveland avenue. and we are reminded of the power of simple acts of courage. on an otherwise ordinary evening in montgomery, she did the extraordinary they simply staying put. and in the process, she helped all of us discovers something about ourselves. and about the great regenerative capacity of america. we have had the humility as a nation to recognize past mistakes and we've had the strength to confront those mistakes. but it has always required a public rosa parks to help us get there because of the changes she helped set in motion, entire generations of americans have been able to grow up in a nation where segregated buses only existing museums, were children of every race are free to fulfill their god-given potential and where the simple carpenter's daughter from tuskegee is honored as a national hero. what a story, what a legacy, what a country. thank you. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the majority leader of the united states senate, the honorable harry reid
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